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Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,420 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 2,420
Reviews: 1,000
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 123
Gots: 155 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Dortmunder / Export Lager |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 09-18-2001)
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Reviews by rembrant:
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rembrant

Ohio

3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Look-Clear gold,all the white bubbly head you want

Aroma Mild grain,bread,caramel,some yeast. Very much the earthy mix you'd expect in a top German lager.

Taste A rather energetic if unusual taste. A bit woody,shifting to some fruity notes,hints of dry noble hops. A very " Beer" taste in a rather classic German way that's hard to define as a "tastes like". I like it,though I like Elliot Ness more. This is a bit TOO Euro to be my thing,yet it does the type as good as they get. Well executed.

Mouth Rather light,wet,refreshing. Best with food,where it's subtle ways compliment the meal. Obviously,will be very nice with a Brat on rye.

Drinkability Yes,it's a bit dry but still interesting. Good "changeup" from the normal Stouts + IPA's I drink.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2010 01:48:57 | More by rembrant
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Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,420 ratings.